KJZZ News

Expect Delays On I-40 Near Kingman This Week
Travelers heading through Kingman to or from Las Vegas this week may want to go by daylight. The Arizona Department of Transportation said it will have crews working this week on a 13-mile stretch of Interstate 40 near Kingman.
May. 13, 2019
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Could Add Nursing Stations
As part of the Friendly Airports for Mothers Act passed in October 2018 as part of the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration, medium and large commercial airports must provide lactation rooms past security checkpoints by 2021.
May. 13, 2019
Strategic Shade Part Of Phoenix’s Urban Heat Initiatives
As we enter the summer season, Phoenix is updating its plans to address urban heat. During a presentation to the City Council, staff shared information from the National Weather Service that said Phoenix is up to 21 degrees hotter in the summer than in rural areas.
May. 13, 2019
What Is The New Conspiracism?
We’re all familiar with conspiracy theories. Sometimes they’re the equivalent of legends or tall tales, or they can approach the realm of reality where evidence and facts could be compatible. But what if we take “theory” out of the phrase and focus on just the “conspiracy” part?
May. 13, 2019
CA Legislature Debating Bills On Density, Rent Control
California is dealing with a housing crisis. Experts say there isn’t enough housing for residents of the Golden State and that that’s especially true in the area of affordable housing.
May. 13, 2019
FDA To End
The program allowed some medical device makers to file reports of malfunctions and injuries that never appeared in the public database. Even doctors didn’t know about them.
May. 13, 2019
Investigation Finds Problems With Eco-Friendly Homes
The houses are considered "Zero Energy Ready," which, according to the U.S. Energy Department, makes them at least 40 to 50 percent more energy efficient than a typical new home. But, the homeowners argue, their houses are not meeting that goal.
May. 13, 2019
 Arizona
Arizona has the worst student-to-counselor ratio in the country, and Gov. Ducey's funding proposal may not be enough to meet the need.
May. 13, 2019
Boas: Columnist Calls for More Spending On Public Schools
Arizona could restore K-12 education funding to pre-recession levels, but the governor and legislative Republicans have other priorities.
May. 13, 2019
Arizona Lawmakers Continue Work On New State Budget
Arizona lawmakers are set to see their per diems cut on the 120th day of session, but there are still a number of issues they need to address, including a new state budget.
May. 13, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: U.N. Secretary General Tours South Pacific
The Secretary General of the United Nations will focus on climate change as he visits New Zealand, Fiji, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
May. 13, 2019
The Takeaway: Asylum Seekers May Face More Danger in Mexico as Border Patrol Begins Screenings
The Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" policy change is also placing migrants in danger.
May. 13, 2019
Arizona Delegates Respond To Asylum Appeals Court Ruling
Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are reacting to a federal appeals court ruling that asylum seekers at the southern border can be held in Mexico while their cases are considered.
May. 13, 2019
6 Accused Of Using Card Skimmers At Arizona Gas Stations
The six men are accused of stealing credit card information from customers at Phoenix-area gas stations, then using that information to print it on fraudulent cards to buy hundreds of gallons of fuel on the black market.
May. 13, 2019
Insult To Injury: Arizona Inmates Billed For Prison Health Care
A new investigation from KJZZ has found that more than a dozen inmates in Arizona prisons are being chased by debt collectors for unpaid medical bills incurred while they were incarcerated. People in state prisons say the medical bills are adding insult to injury. Hear from people who are getting collection notices delivered to their cells and learn about the effects these bills can have on their chances for a successful re-entry to society.
May. 13, 2019
On Mother’s Day, Sonorans March For Missing Families
Friday was Mother’s Day in Mexico, and some took to the streets in neighboring Sonora and across Mexico to bring attention to their missing loved ones.
May. 13, 2019
Arizona Gas Prices Leveling Off
The price at the pump continues to be significantly higher than this time last year. The average price of unleaded gasoline in Arizona is $3.16 a gallon. That’s up a penny from last week.
May. 13, 2019
Dick Tomey, Former UA Head Football Coach, Dies At 80
Dick Tomey, the winningest football coach in University of Arizona history, has died of cancer. He was 80.
May. 13, 2019
Republican State Senators Holding Out on Budget Vote
Three Republican senators for various reasons have claimed they won't vote.
May. 13, 2019
The Takeaway: Laws Across The Country Seek To Limit Abortion To 6 Weeks
The Alabama bill aims to criminalize abortion in almost all cases and would charge doctors with up to 99 years in prisons for providing abortions.
May. 13, 2019

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